Thickening of the gallbladder tissue or wall along with thickening of bile flowing into gallbladder.
Infection may follow in some cases.
- Steady pain (can be severe)
- Tenderness in epigastric region
Pain precipitated by a fatty meal
Associated with gallstones in 90% of the cases
Stones impacted in cystic duct followed by inflammation
1.) Fever & chills
2.) Right upper quad pain (+ Murphys sign),
Ultrasound may be beneficial
CT is an important modality
No oral feedings
- Metronidazole [Flagyl]
Gallbladder removal through surgery